Books, Boots & Bridles: The Story Of The Horse Back Librarian (VIRTUAL)

Wednesday June 30, 2021

Tuesday, July 13th at 7 pm. The Newburyport Public Library will be hosting Jeffrey Urbin, Education Specialist at the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum, for a presentation about the Pack Horse Library initiative, a program of FDR’s Work Progress Administration (WPA). Its mission, carried out almost entirely by women, was to deliver and distribute reading materials to the far-off corners of Appalachia during the darkest hours of the Great Depression.

This program requires registration to get the Zoom link. People can register online via the library website events calendar or by calling 978-465-4428 x242.

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